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Halcyon Hotel

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Had our eyes taken out here. Extremely expensive room rate hiked up for fesitival and tattoo. I wouldnt have been bothered if i could have opened the window or had a fan. It was ridiculously hot and no ventilation available. Room was extremely dated and...More

Thank Nichola C
Management response:Responded 14 September 2017

Thanks for your review. I am really sorry you found the hotel not to your liking. During the festival rooms are sold at a premium. Our hotel is a very traditional Georgian historic building and I appreciate may not suit everyone's taste. I will investigate...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Stayed here only for a night. It was comfortable stay overall. The location is central to all attractions of the city and very convenient if your travelling by train. I was given a room on the top floor. The room was as comfortable as expected...More

Thank Kanwal D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The staff who greeted us when we arrived and who served us breakfast were very polite and friendly. The breakfast was lovely. The room we had was a little tired. It was clean but was in need of some updating. The price we paid was...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Booked hotel, arrived to find a sub standard guest house with no manager present and couldn't give a damn staff. Rooms are not like their adverts, small, dirty bathrooms. Ours had paint peeling off walls which we were told was because of a leak. Quite...More

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Management response:Responded 14 September 2017

We are sorry to received a review such as this one as the team and I work really hard to make everyone's stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. It is great comfort on Eviivo that we achieve 95% from 325. with kind regards Patricia...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Room was adorable and clean. Bed comfortable. Shower hot and good pressure. No t.v., which is fine by me. I never watch it. I care more about internet and the wifi was good. The breakfast in the morning was sit down, fine dining, made to...More

Thank kjshamp
Management response:Responded 20 June 2017

We are trilled you enjoyed your stay. Thank you. with kind regards Patricia and Matthew

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Price range
US$108 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
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Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
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Halcyon Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
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26 August 2016|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
My room had two beds in it
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John P
23 February 2016|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking. It's free at night but you have to pay and display through the day. Its quite hard to get a space at times though
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rio11292
26 February 2015|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
If you send them an email, they're very accomodating
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